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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:38  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:28


HR44 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR44 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR44 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR44:

HR44 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 53°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR44

HR44 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR44 are provided in the following table:

00h 14m 02s
+33° 12’ 21”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR44 in the sky:

Finder chart HR44 star
Simplified finder chart for HR44.

Visibility of HR44 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR44 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.8°
Max altitude: 71.7°
Azimuth: 303.2°
HR44 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR44

The image below is a photograph of HR44 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR44 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR44 star
DSS2 image of HR44. The red arrow shows the motion of HR44 during the next 10000 years (-1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR44 from the Sun and relative movement

HR44 is distant 292.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

89.85 pc
292.90 ly
1 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR44

HR44 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR44 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR44. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR44